The Crack-Up

The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon

Where the Roots Reach for Water: A Personal and Natural History of Melancholia by Jeffery Smith

The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva edited by Jennifer Radden

The Unknown Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton: Collected Stories, 1891–1910 selected and with notes by Maureen Howard

Edith Wharton: Collected Stories, 1911–1937 selected and with notes by Maureen Howard

Saving Us from Darwin

The Wedge of Truth: Splitting the Foundations of Naturalism by Phillip E. Johnson

Icons of Evolution: Science or Myth? Why Much of What We Teach About Evolution Is Wrong by Jonathan Wells

Darwin’s Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution by Michael J. Behe

Mere Creation: Science, Faith and Intelligent Design edited by William A. Dembski

Intelligent Design: The Bridge Between Science and Theology by William A. Dembski

Tower of Babel: The Evidence Against the New Creationism by Robert T. Pennock

Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution by Kenneth R. Miller

Harold Pinter’s Celebration

Harold Pinter Festival presented by the Lincoln Center Festival 2001

The Spaces Between the Words: A Tribute to Harold Pinter presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center

The Room by Harold Pinter

The Homecoming by Harold Pinter

Landscape by Harold Pinter

Monologue by Harold Pinter

A Kind of Alaska by Harold Pinter

One for the Road by Harold Pinter

Mountain Language by Harold Pinter

Ashes to Ashes by Harold Pinter

Celebration by Harold Pinter

Witness to Fascism

Journal, 1935–1944 by Mihail Sebastian,translated from the Romanian by Patrick Camiller, with an introduction by Radu Ioanid


John Leonard writes on books every month for Harper’s and on television every week for New York magazine. (June 2007)

Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).

Daniel Mendelsohn was born in 1960 and studied classics at the University of Virginia and at Princeton, where he received his doctorate. His essays and reviews appear regularly in The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review. His books include The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million; a memoir, The Elusive Embrace; and the collection Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture, published by New York Review Books. He teaches at Bard College.

M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.

John Russell (1919–2008) was Chief Art Critic at The New York Times from 1982 until 1990. He was the author of many art-historical studies, including Matisse, Father & Son and The Meanings of Modern Art.

Keith Thomas is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfillment in Early Modern England.

James Traub is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. He is currently writing a book about Times Square. (February 2002)

Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life. His article in this issue draws on his essay in Tyringham Topics.
 (February 2013)